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James T. Gaither Photograph Collection

James T. Gaither Photograph Collection, 1917-1922

The James T. Gaither Photograph Collection consists of images taken and assembled by Gaither during his student years at Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 to 1922, when he earned a BS degree in Commerce. The bulk of the photographs are of the annual tug-of-war between the college freshmen and sophomores.
P 275
0.05 cubic foot, including 14 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

John H. Gallagher, Sr. Photograph Collection

John H. Gallagher, Sr. Photograph Collection, 1898-1961

The John H. Gallagher, Sr. Photograph Collection primarily consists of prints, negatives and cartes de visite documenting life near the turn of the twentieth century in Corvallis and elsewhere around Oregon. The collection also includes a series of photographs taken during ceremonies marking the transformation of Oregon State College to Oregon State University in 1961.
P 032
5 folders including 25 photographs
University History / Photographs 

John H. Gallagher, Sr., Collection

John H. Gallagher, Sr., Collection, 1932-1973

The Gallagher Collection consists predominantly of engineering site reports for former military sites in Oregon (Camp Adair, Camp White, and McNary Field).
MSS Gallagher
1.3 cubic feet
University History, History of Science, Local History / Photographs 

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority Photographs

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority Photographs, 1918-1963

The Gamma Phi Beta Sorority Photographs consist of images of the sorority's members and houses in Corvallis, Oregon. The Oregon State chapter of Gamma Phi Beta was established in 1915 as a local club and became a chapter of the national sorority in 1918.
P 277
0.25 cubic foot, including 6 photographs; 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Gamma Sigma Delta Records

Gamma Sigma Delta Records, 1909-2010

The Oregon Agricultural College chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta (originally called Delta Theta Sigma) was established in 1908; it has been called the first honorary society at the university. These records document the administration, membership, and activities of this honorary agricultural society.
RG 020
1 box, 1 microfilm reel
University History 

Garman, John, Photographic Collection

Garman, John, Photographic Collection, 1894-1966

This personal collection of photographs taken and assembled by John Garman includes many studies of campus buildings and sights, as well as extensive photographic studies from vacations in the 1960s.
P 095
2 cubic feet; approx. 925 prints and 320 negatives.
University History, Multicultural Archives, Local History / Photographs 

Vera Garrison Collection

Vera Garrison Collection, 1935-1939

The Vera Garrison Collection consists of student memorabilia assembled by Vera Garrison and John Olsen during their student years at Oregon State College in 1935-1939. The collection reflects their membership in the Delta Zeta sorority and Sigma Phi Sigma fraternity and attendance and participation in dances, concerts and performances, and athletic events.
MSS Garrison
0.2 cubic foot; 1 box
University History 

Jay S. Gashwiler Papers

Jay S. Gashwiler Papers, 1939-1961

The Gashwiler Papers consist of a thesis, an article, and reports generated by alumnus and Fisheries and Wildlife Department associate professor, Jay S. Gashwiler.
MSS Gashwiler
0.10 cubic foot; 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources 

Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs

Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs, 1957-1965

The Corvallis Gazette-Times Photographs consist of images documenting activities and events held by student groups and other organizations affiliated with Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis during the 1950s-1960s.
P 066
0.15 cubic foot, including 195 photographs; 1 box
University History, Local History / Photographs 

Robert H. Gellatly Photograph Collection

Robert H. Gellatly Photograph Collection, 1891-1899

The Robert H. Gellatly Photograph Collection consists of photographs of Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) students in the 1890s. Gellatly earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from OAC in 1899.
P 074
0.01 cubic foot, including 3 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

General County Highway Maps

General County Highway Maps, 1951-1963

The General County Highway Maps consist of highway maps of several Oregon counties prepared by the Oregon State Highway Department in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads. The maps also include detailed maps of key areas within the counties, such as towns and junctions. The maps provide information on roads, streams, buildings, cities, county population, local landmarks and other key features. The collection includes maps for Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Harney, Lane, Lincoln, Polk, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties.
MAPS CountyHwy
0.5 cubic feet, including 70 maps; 1 oversize box and 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Maps 

Genetics Program Records

Genetics Program Records, 1973-2009

The Genetics Program Records document the administration of the interdisciplinary graduate program in genetics at Oregon State University and provide information about the curriculum, faculty, and students. The Genetics Program was established at OSU in 1977 and was closed in 2009.
RG 242
0.6 cubic feet; 2 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Viola Gentle Records

Viola Gentle Records, 1956-1964

The materials held in the Viola Gentle Records pertain to the sinking of the passenger ship, SS Andrea Doria.
MSS Gentle
0.5 cubic foot; 1 document box
Sound Recordings and Oral HistoriesPhotographs 

Louis G. Gentner Papers

Louis G. Gentner Papers, 1829-1980

These papers were generated by Louis G. Gentner, entomologist, alumnus and faculty member at Oregon State College. They document his coursework at Oregon Agricultural College, species identification and his field research regarding insect damage to vegetation.
MSS Gentner
2.2 cubic feet, including 100 photographs; 8 boxes
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Geosciences Department Records

Geosciences Department Records, 1946-1996

The Geosciences Department Records contain biographical files maintained by the department as well as correspondence generated by Geology Professor William H. Taubeneck.
RG 208
0.73 cubic foot; 1 archives box and 1 file folder
University History, History of Science / Photographs 

Vane G. Gibson Collection

Vane G. Gibson Collection, 1908-1961

The Vane G. Gibson Collection consists of two photograph albums, a clippings scrapbook, and related materials documenting the student years of Gibson and his wife, Fern Loughridge Gibson, at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) and their activities during the 1920s and 1930s. Vane Gibson graduated from OAC in 1912; Fern Loughridge graduated in 1911.
MSS Gibson
1.55 cubic foot, including 331 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Gifford Collection Documentary Materials

Gifford Collection Documentary Materials, 1897-1996

The Gifford Collection Documentary Materials consist of paper records, artifacts, and ephemera documenting the Gifford Family's activities as photographers in Oregon. The Gifford Family included four notable Oregon photographers spanning three generations: Benjamin A. Gifford; his son, Ralph, and Ralph's wife, Wanda; and Ralph and Wanda's son Ben L. Gifford.
P 218-SG 7
3.7 cubic feet; 8 boxes, including 3 oversize boxes
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers

Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers, circa 1915-1955

The Gifford Collection Photographs by Unknown or Other Photographers consists of images created and assembled by the Gifford Family. Many of the photographs may have been taken by Ralph I. Gifford, his wife Wanda, or his son Ben L. in the course of their photographic work. The photographs include portrait photographs; scenic views of Oregon landmarks; and images of agriculture, primarily in the Willamette Valley, and public buildings and businesses in Salem, Oregon.
P 218-SG 6
0.5 cubic feet, including 273 photographs; 6 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes.
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Gifford Photographic Collection

Gifford Photographic Collection, circa 1885 - 1958

The Gifford Photographic Collection consists primarily of photographs taken by four Gifford Family photographers: Ralph I. Gifford; his father, Benjamin A. Gifford; his wife, Wanda Gifford; and his son, Ben L. Gifford. The collection also includes motion pictures filmed by Ralph I Gifford, some photographs for whom the photographer is not identified, images by other photographers, and documentary materials. The Gifford Family's photographic work began in 1888, when Benjamin A. Gifford emigrated to Portland, and continued into the 1950s. The collection documents Oregon landmarks and scenic views on the Oregon coast and in the Cascade Mountains, Willamette Valley, and central and eastern Oregon; agriculture in Oregon; and Native Americans, especially of the Columbia Plateau.
P 218
14.3 cubic feet, including 7372 photographs and 8 film reels; 82 boxes, including 7 oversize boxes; 2 map folders; and 1 film can
Multicultural Archives, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideos 

Ben L. Gifford Photographs

Ben L. Gifford Photographs, 1950-1955

The Ben L. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Ben L. Gifford in the early-mid 1950s as he completed his senior year at Oregon State College, pursued photographic training at the Fred Archer School of Photography, and then joined the family photography business in Salem, Oregon. The images document agriculture, primarily in the Willamette Valley, and also include images of Timberline Lodge and the Mt. Hood area. Ben L. Gifford was the son of photographers Ralph I. and Wanda Gifford; Ben L. worked as a photographer from 1950 until 1955, when he began working as an engineer with the Oregon State Highway Commission.
P 218-SG 5
0.6 cubic foot, including 485 photographs; 4 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes
University History, Natural Resources, Local History / Photographs 

Gifford, Benjamin A., Photographs

Gifford, Benjamin A., Photographs, circa 1885 - circa 1920

The Benjamin A. Gifford Photographs consist of photographs made by Gifford during his career as a photographer in Portland and The Dalles, Oregon. The images depict Native Americans, primarily of the Columbia Plateau region; the Columbia River and the Historic Columbia River Highway; Central and Eastern Oregon; Gifford Family members; and many unidentified individuals and groups. Gifford arrived in Oregon and worked first in Portland until 1895, when he opened a studio in The Dalles. He returned to Portland in 1910.
P 218-SG 1
4.5 cubic feet, including 855 photographs; 49 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures

Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures, circa 1925-1940

The Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures consist of The New Oregon Trail, a tourism film photographed by Ralph I. Gifford for the Oregon State Highway Department, and unedited motion film clips of a variety of subjects, including alpine search and rescue. Ralph I. Gifford became the first photographer of the Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Commission in 1936, a position he held until his death in 1947.
P 218-SG 3
0.5 cubic foot, including 8 film reels; 1 box and 1 film can
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Videos 

Gifford, Ralph I., Photographs

Gifford, Ralph I., Photographs, circa 1910s - 1947

The Ralph I. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Gifford throughout Oregon, primarily during the 1930s and 1940s. The photographs depict many Oregon landmarks and scenes, including the Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Mount Hood, the Wallowa Mountains, and the Snake River Canyon. The collection includes numerous images of sport fishing as well as several photographs of Native Americans. Ralph Gifford was the son of Benjamin A. Gifford and took over his father's Portland photography business around 1920. In 1936, Ralph became the first photographer of the newly established Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Department, a position he held until his death in 1947.
P 218-SG 2
2.5 cubic feet, including 2089 photographs ; 17 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources, Multicultural Archives / Photographs 

Gifford, Wanda, Photographs

Gifford, Wanda, Photographs, 1948-1958

The Wanda Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Wanda Gifford during the late 1940s and 1950s that document post-war Salem, Oregon; agriculture in the Willamette Valley; and scenic views of Oregon landmarks, the northern Cascades in Washington, Glacier National Park in Montana. After Ralph Gifford's death in 1947, his wife Wanda Muir Gifford took over the family's photography business and continued to take and sell photographs through the mid-1950s.
P 218-SG 4
2 cubic feet, including 3670 photographs; 15 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder
Natural Resources / Photographs 

Henry C. Gilbert Photograph Collection

Henry C. Gilbert Photograph Collection, 1905-1917

The Henry C. Gilbert Photograph Collection consists of scenic postcards and photos from around the Pacific Northwest and Canada, as well as images of activities taking place on the Oregon Agricultural College campus. The membership and functions of the Oxford Club at OAC are a particular focus of the collection's campus images.
P 158
1 folder holding 60 photographs
University History / Photographs 

F. A. Gilfillan Papers

F. A. Gilfillan Papers, 1894-1984

The F. A. Gilfillan Papers are comprised of materials generated and assembled by Francois Archibald Gilfillan, Dean of the School of Science at OSU from 1939 to 1962. The collection includes professional and family correspondence, administrative documents from OSU and other educational organizations, and materials documenting Gilfillan’s work as a public school teacher, member of the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service, and Oregon State faculty member and administrator.
MSS Gilfillan
11 cubic feet including 75 photographic prints, 725 slides, 6 audiocasettes, and 1 16mm film; 34 boxes including 1 oversize boxs
University History, History of Science, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Beulah Gilkey Collection

Beulah Gilkey Collection, 1905-1960

The Beulah Gilkey Collection consists of materials assembled by Gilkey, primarily pertaining to the Oregon Agricultural College Class of 1910. Gilkey earned BS degrees from Oregon Agricultural College in 1910 and 1918 and an MS in 1941.
MSS GilkeyB
0.35 cubic foot, including 44 photographs; 3 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Helen M. Gilkey Papers

Helen M. Gilkey Papers, 1907-1974

These papers were generated and collected by Helen Gilkey, professor of botany and curator of the Herbarium at Oregon Agricultural College until her retirement in 1951. Gilkey's botanical drawings and plant identifications made her a well-known expert in the field.
MSS GilkeyH
2 cubic feet
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Gilkey, Richard W., Photographs

Gilkey, Richard W., Photographs, 1947-2005

The Richard W. Gilkey Photographs consist of images made by Gilkey during his student years at Oregon State College in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The photographs provide extensive documentation of student life; many were published in the Beaver yearbook and the Oregon Stater alumni magazine. Gilkey earned BS and MS degrees from Oregon State.
P 252
1 cubic foot, including 1050 photographs; 5 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History / Photographs 

Carl Gilmore Papers

Carl Gilmore Papers, 1926-1999

The Carl Gilmore Papers consist of materials pertaining to Gilmore's participation on the Oregon State College football team in the late 1920s. The collection also includes items related to Gilmore's military service during and immediately after World War II.
MSS Gilmore
0.12 cubic foot; 1 document box
University History / Photographs 

W.J. Gilstrap Papers

W.J. Gilstrap Papers, 1897-1950

The W.J. Gilstrap Papers consist of a memoir written by Gilstrap describing his family, education, and career as a physician as well as publications documenting his activities as an Oregon Agricultural College student and alumnus. Gilstrap earned a BS in Agriculture in 1898 from Oregon Agricultural College. After completing his medical degree in 1903, he worked as a physician and druggist in Sheridan and Portland, Oregon.
MSS Gilstrap
0.05 cubic feet; 1 box; 1 document file; 1 Mbyte
Multicultural Archives, University History, History of Science / Born-Digital Materials 

Gordon Glass Collection

Gordon Glass Collection, 1940-1990

The Gordon Glass Collection consists of OSU sports memorabilia, media guides, correspondence and related documentation.
MSS Glass
1.3 cubic feet; 1 archives box and 1 ledger-size box
University History 

Douglas W. Glennie Papers

Douglas W. Glennie Papers, 1919-1966

The Douglas W. Glennie Papers consist of research records created and assembled by Glennie in his forest products chemistry research. Glennie was head of chemical research at the Forest Research Laboratory at Oregon State University from 1956 until 1964.
MSS Glennie
1 cubic foot; 1 box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science 

Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers

Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers, 1969-2010

The Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers document the research and publishing of Gonzales-Berry in the fields of Latino literature and culture and immigration from Mexico to the United States and include publications and speeches, awards, photographs, sound recordings, and a videotape. Gonzales-Berry was chair of the Oregon State University Ethnic Studies Department from 1997 until 2007.
MSS Gonzales-Berry
1.8 cubic feet, including 14 photographs and 1 videotape; 2 boxes, including one oversize box
University History, Multicultural Archives / PhotographsVideosSound Recordings and Oral Histories 

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection

Kenneth L. Gordon Collection, 1920-1980

The Kenneth L. Gordon collection consists of research materials developed and produced by Gordon over the course of his tenure as a Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University.
MSS Gordon
20 cubic feet; 26 boxes (various sizes)
University History, History of Science, Natural Resources / PhotographsVideos 

Government Relations Office Records

Government Relations Office Records, 1996-2013

The Government Relations Office Records document Oregon State University's interactions with federal, state, and local governments. The collection includes both paper and electronic records. The paper records consist primarily of Federal Agendas for 1999 through 2007; the electronic records include the Office's website and updates issued regularly by the Office. The Government Relations Office represents Oregon State University with federal, state, and local governments.
RG 254
1.75 cubic feet; 2 boxes; 265 megabytes; 550 documents
University History / Born-Digital Materials 

Florence Gradon Scrapbook

Florence Gradon Scrapbook, 1920-1926

The Florence Gradon Scrapbook consists of documents relating to her student experience at Oregon Agricultural College in the early 1920s.
MSS Gradon
0.45 cubic foot; 1 12x17 oversize and 1 document box
University History / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Graduate School Photographs

Graduate School Photographs, circa 1940s-1970s

The Graduate School Photographs primarily depict students who have completed their graduate programs at Oregon State University. The collection also includes photographs documenting graduate programs in the Departments of Food and Nutrition, Engineering, Business Education, Agricultural Engineering, and Poultry, and the College of Forestry.
P 067
1,388 photographs; 2 boxes
University History / Photographs 

Graduate School Records

Graduate School Records, 1909-2007

Though the first graduate degree at OSU was conferred in 1875, a formal graduate program was not established until 1933. The Graduate School Records document the work of the OSU Graduate Committee/Council, the Oregon State System of Higher Education (OSSHE) Graduate Division, and the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Graduate Dean as well as research conducted by graduate students.
RG 016
8.2 cubic feet and 8 reels of microfilm
University History 

Samuel H. Graf Collection

Samuel H. Graf Collection, 1903-1964

The Samuel H. Graf Collection includes letters to family members, a 1909 text co-written by Graf, and a scrapbook of notes and letters sent by Graf's former students and colleagues on the occasion of his retirement in 1954. Graf earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from Oregon Agricultural College in 1907-1909 and was a faculty member in engineering at Oregon State from 1909 until 1954.
MSS Graf
0.65 cubic foot, including 2 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, History of Science / PhotographsScrapbooks 

Graham & Wells Photograph Collection

Graham & Wells Photograph Collection, 1919-1925

The Graham & Wells Photographs consist of photo postcards prepared for and sold by the Graham & Wells Drugstore in Corvallis. The photographs depict a variety of events and scenes from the OAC campus and Corvallis community.
P 021
14 folders containing 299 photographs; 1 letter-size document case
University History, Local History / Photographs 

Crawford Henderson "Scram" Graham Collection

Crawford Henderson "Scram" Graham Collection, 1953-1996

The Crawford Henderson "Scram" Graham Collection consists of an Oregon State College Alumni Association Leader's Manual with handwritten annotations by Crawford Graham, and a College of Home Economics Alumni Directory with an entry on Crawford's wife, Jean Graham.
MSS GrahamC
0.12 cubic foot; 2 file folders
University History 

Robert D. Graham Papers

Robert D. Graham Papers, 1903-1973

The Robert D. Graham Papers consist of research project files, reference materials, and photographs pertaining to wood preservation research and the wood preservation industry. Graham was Professor of Forest Products at Oregon State University and in charge of wood preservation studies at the Oregon Forest Products Laboratory and Forest Research Laboratory from 1948 until his retirement in 1982.
MSS GrahamRD
2.6 cubic feet, including 500 photographs; 5 boxes, including 1 oversize box
University History, Natural Resources / Photographs 

Grace Gramms Scrapbook

Grace Gramms Scrapbook, 1937-1941

The Grace Gramms Scrapbook consists of materials documenting her activities as a student at Oregon State College in the late 1930s.
MSS Gramms
0.3 cubic foot; 1 16x20 oversize box
University History / Scrapbooks 

Ken Gray Photograph Collection

Ken Gray Photograph Collection, 1964-1979

The Ken Gray Photograph Collection consists of prints and negatives depicting various types of insects at their larval and adult stages.
P 256
19 cubic feet, including 35,250 photographs; 19 archives boxes and 1 document box
University History, Natural Resources, History of Science / Photographs 

Greek Life Office Records

Greek Life Office Records, 1960-2014

The Greek Life Office Records consist of materials pertaining to various fraternity and sorority chapters at OSU, including material collected by Director for Greek Life, Bob Kerr.
RG 223
7.48 cubic feet; 11 archives boxes, 1 document box, 1 oversize box and 1 oversize cabinet drawer
University History, Multicultural Archives 

John W. Green Papers

John W. Green Papers, 1919-1973

The John W. Green Papers consist of materials generated and collected by Green during his career as a civil engineer in bridge design, primarily in California. The materials include reports, publications, notebooks, and numerous photographs. The bulk of the collection documents the construction of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge in the 1930s. Green earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Oregon Agricultural College in 1916.
MSS Green
1.5 cubic feet, including 3800 photographs; 3 boxes
Photographs 

Agnes Gregson Collection

Agnes Gregson Collection, circa 1870 - 1971

The Agnes Gregson Collection consists of materials assembled by Gregson primarily documenting her student years at Oregon Agricultural College in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Gregson earned a BS in Home Economics in 1921.
MSS Gregson
0.2 cubic foot, including 64 photographs; 1 box
University History / Photographs 

George P. Griffis Portfolio and Scrapbook

George P. Griffis Portfolio and Scrapbook, 1926-1979

The George P. Griffis Portfolio and Scrapbook were assembled by Griffis to document his career with The Oregonian newspaper and the Pacific National Advertising Agency in Portland, Oregon, during the 1940s-1960s. Griffis attended Oregon State College from 1926 to 1929 and was national advertising manager for the Barometer campus newspaper.
MSS Griffis
0.35 cubic foot; 1 oversize box
University History / Scrapbooks 

William F. Groves Photographs

William F. Groves Photographs, 1888-1942

The William F. Groves Photographs consist principally of portraits of OAC students posing in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
P 135
1 folder containing 13 photographs
University History / Photographs